Overcoming the First Mile, Last Mile in DC

      November 07, 2018

      FMLM may sound like a confusing medical term, but in the world of public transportation, it stands for “First Mile/Last Mile.” Getting to/from the primary mode of travel is a prevalent challenge that nearly all cities face while trying to plan for, and increase, the use of public transit. It can be a huge hurdle and is often what prevents people from using public transportation to begin with. First Mile, Last Mile refers to the commute distance from a person’s home (or starting point) to the transportation site and following the commute from said location to their final destination. For example, someone commuting into the District from Reston who wants to ride the Metro needs to get to the station from their house, ideally without driving alone in a car, and there’s oftentimes no perfect solution....

      Orange, Blue & Silver Line Disruptions

      August 08, 2018

      Beginning August 11 through August 29th, WMATA will be performing scheduled maintenance work along the Orange, Blue, and Silver lines resulting in reduced service to all stations on those lines. Due to single tracking, Orange and Silver line trains will operate every 20 minutes, including during your morning and afternoon commutes. The Blue line will only operate between Franconia-Springfield and Arlington Cemetery, with trains operating every 16 minutes during rush hour periods....

      Transportation Guide to Audi Field

      July 12, 2018

      How to get to Audi Field for the Grand Opening...

      It's National Bike Month!

      May 14, 2018

      May is National Bike Month. Why not get outside and enjoy Washington, DC on two wheels? A simple way to start is by commuting to work on your bike or exploring new trails on the weekend. If you want to get the whole family involved, try biking to school with your children or encourage them to bike to school with their friends. Bicycling to school keeps kids active and helps them form healthy habits that can last a lifetime. Plus, it will get them energized for a fun day of school! Here are some other ways to celebrate National Bike Month: National Bike Challenge 2018: Take your biking experience to the next level by participating in Love to Ride's National Bike Challenge.  Registration is FREE, so tell your friends and colleagues to join you for a fun, friendly challenge from May through September. Rally your team and ride! Bike to Work Day 2018: Register for Bike to Work Day on May 18 - the first 20,000 registrants will receive a free t-shirt. Be sure to stop by goDCgo's pit stop in Anacostia!  DC Bike Ride 2018: DC Bike Ride is the only day you can adventure around DC by bike with no cars. Register for this exciting event on May 19.  Take a WABA cycling class: Are you new to cycling? The Washington Area Bicyclists Association offers cycling classes for bikers of all levels. Whether you're a seasoned cycler or just starting out, WABA has a class for you. ...

      Staying at A Cherry Blossom Hotel? Download Your Get Around Guide

      March 12, 2018

      The cherry blossom trees are, without a doubt, the stars of springtime in Washington, DC. Each year between March and April, Washington sees its highest peak in tourism, as thousands flock to the nation’s capital to witness the City in bloom....

      who knew a taxi could be so scenic?

      October 17, 2017

      The Wharf is officially open....

      capital bikeshare adds stations in wards 7 & 8

      October 10, 2017

      Last month, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on eight new Capital Bikeshare stations in Wards 7 and 8 in Washington, D.C. The ribbon cutting, which took place on Capital Bikeshare’s seventh anniversary, was led by the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) and was attended by both the Mayor and the interim Director of DDOT....

      Dockless Bikeshare in the District: FAQ’s

      September 25, 2017

      By now, you might have heard that DDOT is allowing private companies to operate dockless bikeshare in the District. The six-month demonstration project will determine if dockless bikeshare will be allowed to remain in the District, and how such businesses would be required to operate. Many have had questions regarding this new service, so we’ve answered the most common inquiries below. Should you require more information, please contact dockless.bikeshare@dc.gov. ...

      All the places you'll go... with the new Capital Bikeshare App

      August 11, 2017

      The new Capital Bikeshare app "CaBi" has launched and it's amazing! While third party apps like SpotCycle and Transit App will continue to provide information on bike and dock availability, the new Capital Bikeshare app has some truly unique features that make it a fantastic addition to your bikeshare toolbox. These include checking out a bike with your phone, monitoring ride time, and tracking your stats. The app is availalbe on iOs and Android devices, download it to get started....

      #BikeInBloom is Back! Bike to the Blossoms with Capital Bikeshare

      March 16, 2017

      Capital Bikeshare has once again teamed up with the National Cherry Blossom Festival to promote biking to the cherry trees at the Tidal Basin in their "Bike to the Blossoms" campaign.  Keep your eyes peeled for #BikeInBloom, the services pink reminder that biking is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to see the city in bloom....

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